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11-15-23, 09:59 PM
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Posted By CO_Hoya

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:
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11-12-23, 10:13 AM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By mpetry912

here's Wizard s/n 13, purchased in 1998 for 600...

here's Wizard s/n 13, purchased in 1998 for 600 bucks, repainted by Brian Baylis, and equipped with Campy Chorus indexed shifting. I rode this bike for 20 years and sold the frame for 5x what I paid...
10-25-23, 01:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,375
Posted By jPrichard10

I see some people saying 7700 Dura Ace... Can we...

I see some people saying 7700 Dura Ace... Can we even call that vintage? Anyway, ai really love the 6500 and 7700 for classic bikes that have to be modernized, but their Achilles heel is that bottom...
10-21-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,641
Posted By jeirvine

Nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky. :) ...

Nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky. :)
But I'm also like @seedsbelize2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/seedsbelize2-436706.html)in that my '78 Trek 930 is the one I'd keep if I had to...
10-21-23, 05:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,641
Posted By Bogester

I wonít say forever, but Iíll keep this one (71)...

I wonít say forever, but Iíll keep this one (71) for awhile.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1840x2000/img_4909_df645fc44f50523d064e3946dce648af95948c49.jpeg
10-18-23, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Prunesquallor

1987 Bianchi Brava rescued from a friend's...

1987 Bianchi Brava rescued from a friend's garage. She was the original owner. It was originally going to be a build for my wife. It turned out to be too big for her, but the perfect size for me! 😁
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10-18-23, 08:59 AM
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Posted By roadcrankr

STI came stock on my '94 Master Olympic. ...

STI came stock on my '94 Master Olympic.

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10-18-23, 06:52 AM
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Posted By cat0020

Newly acquired Litespeed Vortex. ...

Newly acquired Litespeed Vortex.
https://i.imgur.com/Jrmmg0G.jpg

This frameset was loaned to a friend nearly 30 years ago when they first started racing.
Now it has been returned and it will...
10-18-23, 03:40 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

This is perhaps the least rowdy paint scheme of...

This is perhaps the least rowdy paint scheme of any of my bikes, and Denti is a lesser known brand, but beneath the one color Azzurri blue paint, the frame has a number of nice details. Frame is made...
10-17-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,256
Posted By mhespenheide

I have one of the PDG versions of this and while...

I have one of the PDG versions of this and while it's not quite the same pedigree or quality, it's a very fine bike. Coming up on 30 years now!
09-28-23, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 563,987
Posted By SurferRosa

Peter Murphy and daughter, ​​​​​​Hurihan. ...

Peter Murphy and daughter, ​​​​​​Hurihan.

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09-27-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,900
Posted By cyccommute

Waxes used havenít changed all that much since...

Waxes used havenít changed all that much since the 80s when I experimented with them. Most people are using Gulf canning wax or waxes used for candle making. They are all about the same.
08-31-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,349
Posted By Kai Winters

While this is a bit of a divergence I'll add a...

While this is a bit of a divergence I'll add a bit more.
It's not the big box stores bikes "in general" that are crap...it is the assembly of said bikes. The people that assemble these bikes...
08-16-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By ascherer

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Cross-posted in C&V like there's no tomorrow, once again I present Mrs....
08-13-23, 08:04 PM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I like your bike ...

I like your bike

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07-31-23, 01:55 PM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By orbeamike

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07-31-23, 11:54 AM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By ski4bob

1984 Schwinn Peloton RestoMod

Picked up this iconic frame for next to nothing as it had a small dent and the paint was in bad shape. Ended up repainting the frame and updating. I love the results! The only things that are...
07-28-23, 11:44 PM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By Fredo76

My '82 Raleigh Super Record mixte build, Bella: ...

My '82 Raleigh Super Record mixte build, Bella:


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07-25-23, 10:00 PM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By mhespenheide

What a fantastic paint job.

What a fantastic paint job.
07-25-23, 02:47 AM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By botty kayer

Just finished a refresh of my 1985 Merckx Team...

Just finished a refresh of my 1985 Merckx Team Panasonic. 10 speed Campag Chorus groupset, Koolstop brake pads and 28c tyres with space for 30c if desired. Waxed the painted sections of the frame and...
07-17-23, 02:03 PM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By botty kayer

My recently built up Team ADR Bottecchia, with...

My recently built up Team ADR Bottecchia, with original Mavic starfish crank but fitted with 10 speed rings so bike now runs 10 speed Campagnolo, Chorus shifters and RD, Record brakes and hubs and...
06-27-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By Pratt

My guess would be the checkbook.

My guess would be the checkbook.
06-25-23, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By GhostRider62

I run a 56-39 and 11-32 but with SRAM eTap Mid...

I run a 56-39 and 11-32 but with SRAM eTap Mid RD. Works fine. I've also run it with Ultegra mechanical FD fine. Dura ace?? No idea
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,855
Posted By Dave Mayer

How new to road riding? No matter how carefully...

How new to road riding? No matter how carefully you pick your first bike, it will not be optimum for you, and you'll be taking this experience to move on to bike #2 and then bike #3. Based on...
06-22-23, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By urbanknight

I would have noticed, but only because it's so...

I would have noticed, but only because it's so close to the fraying cable that would grab my attention. Crimp that thing!
03-07-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By georges1

Older xtr, xt, lx and dx are of much higher...

Older xtr, xt, lx and dx are of much higher quality than the stuff made now with the shadow system and ugly in aesthetics. I have an a 1992Altus C10 on my Giant Tourer Hybrid that 30 is years old and...
03-07-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By rccardr

Good for you. Smart move. People with DA...

Good for you. Smart move.
People with DA 740X/7700/7800 or 8 speed Tricolor should be sourcing backup bits as nice examples are getting harder to find.
02-22-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,429
Posted By zookster

Not today, actually did this ride back on Feb...

Not today, actually did this ride back on Feb 8th. Didn't post it then because that night and the next day was the onset of the sinus infection from Hades.

Anyway, I took my Specialized Sirrus...
01-18-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 23,159
Posted By Mojo31

SMH - it was mahogany.

SMH - it was mahogany.
01-18-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,471
Posted By smd4

Yeah, black parts--whether carbon or just...

Yeah, black parts--whether carbon or just black--are just plain butt-ugly. Bike parts stopped being good looking after the Dura Ace 7700 group.
01-17-23, 11:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,471
Posted By tomato coupe

Polished components will be re-introduced by all...

Polished components will be re-introduced by all the major manufacturers (Shimano, SRAM, Campy/Gucci, and Amazon) in the spring of 2034. You heard it here first.
01-10-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,209
Posted By Squeeze

I miss their inexpensive Forte store-brand tires....

I miss their inexpensive Forte store-brand tires. At one point, I had 26" x 1.75" Forte Gotham tires on my commuter, 700x25 Forte tires on my older road bike, 700x38 Forte Greenway tires on my wife's...
10-02-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By cat0020

Picked up this Tuscany from FB marketplace few...

Picked up this Tuscany from FB marketplace few weeks ago.. $850.
Yellow tires really gave away how long it's been sitting.
https://i.imgur.com/WHSW8uV.jpg
09-09-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

That saddle to brake lever/hood drop is off the...

That saddle to brake lever/hood drop is off the charts. Glad you like it and can ride it like that comfortably.
09-09-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By botty kayer

I love the combination of old steel or ti frames...

I love the combination of old steel or ti frames with more modern running gear, and all but one of my road bikes are set up this way. Here's an update of my bikes equipped with modern STI's, all 10...
09-08-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By himespau

It may be unloading the shipping container, it...

It may be unloading the shipping container, it may be pickup, it may even be customs clearance. I generally give it about 2 weeks from when I see it hit the US port from when I expect to see it...
09-08-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By CliffordK

There have been pauses for a while. I don't...

There have been pauses for a while. I don't think it is due to any one administration or another.

Packages coming from China are shipped dirt cheap. I don't know the exact charges, and how it is...
09-08-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Iride01

I've ordered various stuff from China or other...

I've ordered various stuff from China or other Asian markets. The tracking documentation is many times useless. Frequently you won't know anything for certain until the package is released by US...
09-08-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By GhostRider62

My guess is the 13th to arrive in VA, assuming it...

My guess is the 13th to arrive in VA, assuming it is on the train heading East already.
09-08-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By GhostRider62

DHL Express takes a couple of days. If USPS...

DHL Express takes a couple of days.

If USPS is part of the delivery, it can take 2 months but 3 weeks has been typical. It has nothing to do with politics as the previous lovely person said.
09-08-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By 2_i

In my experience, the party at fault in delayed...

In my experience, the party at fault in delayed delivery has been more often USPS than not. The item lies there at the airport, past the customs, and USPS does not pick it up for 2 weeks or more. ...
09-08-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By CliffordK

I don't think I've had anything lost coming from...

I don't think I've had anything lost coming from China.

But, I usually budget about a month for shipping. There are often some odd pauses in the movement.

One thing about post office...
08-30-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,839
Posted By cat0020

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace...

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace $850.

2004 Litespeed Tuscany, Ultegra 6400 all around, Ksyrium SL wheels.

Fully functional FlightDeck, Campy pedals, some vintage collector items.
...
08-29-22, 12:33 AM
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Views: 3,097,652
Posted By ecsjr

I had to make sure mine was still in the garage. ...

I had to make sure mine was still in the garage.


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08-22-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By Roger M

1989 Sr series Cannondale. Drivetrain is pretty...

1989 Sr series Cannondale. Drivetrain is pretty much 7700(exception being 7402 front derailleur). Brakes and headset are Mavic.

I Will note that in my limited experience with integrated shifters,...
08-21-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By jolly_codger

Longest duration winter project ever; of course...

Longest duration winter project ever; of course was wayyyyyyyyyyyy over budget. Oh well, it rides great!...
07-18-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By Lectron

GT Edge Ti

Wanting to have a bike on both my cabins, and of course not new bikes, but old….like me, I cruised through Norways answer to craigslist and found this fairly rare GT titanium bike.

The 83 year old...
07-12-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,619
Posted By Oldairhead

Here you go, but a 2008 with Campy Athena 11...

Here you go, but a 2008 with Campy Athena 11 speed is about as modern as I get!

...
06-08-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,274
Posted By jonny7

I used to hate th 7800, especially the crankset,...

I used to hate th 7800, especially the crankset, but somehow ended up thinking it could look really nice on a nice steel frame (which I don't have yet) and ended up collecting the full group. With...
03-01-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By bamboobike4

Basement dweller. Neo-Retro. The question is,...

Basement dweller. Neo-Retro. The question is, what step backward did I take?
...
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